Spartans Fall Twice Sunday at Southland Midseason Tournament

NEW ORLEANS, La.—The Spartans top-two pairs were victorious against host New Orleans Sunday morning as the San José State beach volleyball team finished play at the Southland Midseason Tournament with losses to New Orleans (3-2) and Boise State (5-0).


  • Against the Privateers, Jaida Ward and Jada Hall won in straight sets, 21-8, 21-12, to reach 10 wins on the season.
  • Teila Allen and Cheyenne Rice also won in straight sets, 21-17, 21-13, to record their 11th win of the year.
  • Shirley Morrison and Anna Salmon fell in three sets, winning the second set 25-23 and lost a close third set at 15-13.
  • The Spartans fell in straight sets in all five matches to Boise State.

UP NEXT – The Spartans will host exhibition matches against West Valley College and Monterey Peninsula College on Wednesday, March 27. The team will play at Saint Mary’s on April 3 at 3 p.m.


Beach Volleyball Match Results

Mar 24, 2024 at New Orleans, LA (Privateer Beach)

New Orleans 3, San Jose State 2

1. Jaida Ward/Jada Hall (SJSU) def. Bria Garmon/Maria Ozaeta (UNO) 21-8, 21-12

2. Teila Allen/Cheyenne Rice (SJSU) def. Nikelle Lander/Valerie Vujnovich (UNO) 21-17, 21-13

3. I. de Carvalho Peixe/Hannah Volpi (UNO) def. Siena Brewster/Meredith Scott (SJSU) 21-14, 21-18

4. Serena Baumgart/Anne Marie Hardouin (UNO) def. Alexandra Dale/Tessa Rogers (SJSU) 21-18, 21-16

5. Ola Filip/Stephanie Gonzalez (UNO) def. Shirley Morrison/Anna Salmon (SJSU) 21-17, 23-25, 15-13

Record: San Jose State 9-9, 3-3

Order of finish: 1,3,2,4,5


Boise State 5, San Jose State 0

1. Marlayna Bullington/Sierra Land (BOST) def. Jaida Ward/Jada Hall (SJSU) 13-21, 21-15, 15-13

2. Ava Anderson/Emilia Guerra-Acuna (BOST) def. Teila Allen/Cheyenne Rice (SJSU) 21-18, 21-19

3. Lily Patock/Rorianna Chartier (BOST) def. Alexandra Dale/Tessa Rogers (SJSU) 21-18, 22-20

4. Addison Wolden/Abbie Wolf (BOST) def. Siena Brewster/Meredith Scott (SJSU) 21-18, 21-14

5. Elli Wolthuis/Sharli O'Neil (BOST) def. Shirley Morrison/Anna Salmon (SJSU) 21-15, 21-12

Records: San Jose State 9-10, 3-4; Boise State 19-8, 6-1

Order of finish: 4,5,3,2,1